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Province of South Cotabato

Committee on Good Governance conducts meeting for FOI Ordinance

The Committee on Good Governance together with the Committee on Education and Information conducted a meeting on November 19, 2019, regarding the draft ordinance on the Operationalization of Freedom of Information. The Freedom of Information (FOI) Program is the Government’s response to the call for transparency and full public disclosure of information. FOI is a […]

South Cotabato conducts a Contractors’ General Assembly

A Contractors’ General Assembly was conducted on September 18, 2019 at the Cinco Niñas Filipino Restaurant, City of Koronadal. This was participated by the different contractors bidding in the provincial government. The activity aims to provide updates on the provincial government’s initiatives in creating a more open, transparent and participatory procurement system by incorporating open […]

South Cotabato launches its OGP Online Systems during the 2nd Provincial Integrity Forum

The highlight event of the 2019 Integrity Week Celebration featured the unveiling of the different online systems in relation to South Cotabato’s commitment to the Open Government Partnership. These systems include: the Open Monitoring and Evaluation System using the Open Data Kit, the Open Mining Portal, the Open Contracting Webpage, and the Legislative Information Tracking […]

Consultation and Workshop for the Integrated Provincial Online Database

The provincial government, in partnership with the Presidential Communications Operations Office – Freedom of Information Project Management Office, Department of Information and Communications Technology and HIVOS, facilitated the Strengthening South Cotabato’s Open Information Commitment to the Open Government Partnership: Consultation and Workshop for the Integrated Provincial Online Database (iPOD) at The Farm @ Carpenter Hill. […]

Governor Tamayo attends the Dagyaw 2019 in Koronadal City

The national government is currently conducting regional dialogues all over the country. Dubbed “Dagyaw 2019: Open Government and Participatory Governance Regional Dialogues, the regional events aims to encourage participation in dialogues among government agencies and units, the public, civil society and private organizations and other stakeholders. The dialogues are scheduled to happen is ten (10) […]

Orientation and Consultation Meeting for Open Contracting

An Orientation and Consultation Meeting for Open Contracting with Vice Governor Vicente R. De Jesus, SP Member Hilario de Pedro VI, and Provincial Department Heads was conducted by the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) on July 4, 2019. The activity aimed to orient and reorient the participants about one of South Cotabato’s […]

PEMO conducts a stakeholders’ orientation and training workshop on Open Mining Governance

In line with the Provincial Government’s commitment to Open Governance, PEMO personnel shared as resource persons during a stakeholders orientation and training workshop on Open Mining Governance with emphasis on small scale mining and quarrying regulation to the grassroots sector composed of Indigenous People, Irrigators Association, Farmers, Miners, and Urban Poor representatives. The activity was […]

Meetings for the development of the Integrated Provincial Online Database

A meeting for the Development of the Integrated Provincial Online Database (iPOD) was conducted on March 18, 2019 at the Mini PDC Hall, Provincial Planning and Development Office. Possible visual content of the iPOD webpage and other matters relating to the development of the iPOD was among the discussed during the meeting. Another meeting with Ms. […]

South Cotabato SP passes resolution adapting Open Legislation

The Resolution adopting the Open Legislation Commitment of the South Cotabato Open Government Partnership Action Plan 2018-2020 was already passed and approved during the regular session of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of South Cotabato last March 4, 2019. The said resolution will strengthen and ensure the implementation of Open Legislation Commitment with its aim to establish […]